Decision 2317S – State of California (Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, State Personnel Board) * * * VACATED by State of California (Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, State Personnel Board (2014) PERB Decision No. 2317a-S

SA-CE-1896-S

Decision Date: June 17, 2013

Decision Type: PERB Decision

 * * * VACATED by State of California (Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, State Personnel Board (2014) PERB Decision No. 2317a-S * * *

Description: The charge alleged that the State Personnel Board (SPB) violated the Dills Act by unilaterally changing disciplinary appeal procedures without meeting and conferring with the with the CDF Firefighters.

Disposition: The Board upheld the dismissal of the charge because the SPB does not have a duty to meet and confer with the exclusive representatives of non-SPB employees. Since the CDF Firefighters represent employees of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, the SPB has no duty to bargain with this union.

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Perc Vol: 38
Perc Index: 10

Decision Headnotes

601.00000 – EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH (FOR SPECIFIC SUBJECTS, SEE SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION, SEC 1000)
601.02000 – Persons Required to Bargain; Alter Egos, Joint Employers (See also 201)

State Personnel Board does not have a duty to meet and confer with exclusive representatives of non-SPB employees. Charge alleging failure to negotiate with CDF Firefighters over changes in SPB regulations concerning disciplinary appeal procedures was dismissed.